Sean Mulkerrin

The proposed tax rate for Voorheesville property owners will increase about a half-penny next year, from $1.2866 per $1,000 of assessed value this year to $1.29151 per $1,000.

The video of an April 7 assault shows Curtis Ericson, 25, attacking a woman, scuffling with a second person, and then Ericson taking a hammer to the back windshield of the victim’s car.

Only six counties in New York have immunized a higher rate of their senior citizens than Albany County, whose strong numbers appear to be due in part to several county-led initiatives.

Altamont’s tax rate for next year is set to be the same as this year: $1.97 per $1,000 of assessed value. And for the second year in a row, the board of trustees plans to levy approximately $300,100 in property taxes, which is about $8,000 below the state-set levy limit.

Robert Baron filed his lawsuit in March 2018, alleging the Voorheesville Central School District fraudulently induced him to resign as the longtime head coach of the girls’ varsity basketball team.

Voorheesville Trustee Richard Straut said that he and Superintendent of Public Works Brett Hotaling had been talking in recent weeks about the impact of inflow and infiltration on the sewer system in the Salem Hills neighborhood, “about some of the troubles we’ve been having,” in particular during heavy rains and when snow melts. 

“It’s just a lot of chance to take ...,” said Wendall Thayer of holding the Voorheesville Memorial Day parade despite COVID-19 still in the community. “It would be awful  somebody caught something because we had the parade.”

It’d been a “slow year relative to new projects,” chiefly due to the pandemic, said Guilderland Industrial Development Agency Chairman William Young. During an audit presentation to the board, it was noted the IDA took in about $29,000 less in fees in 2020 than in 2019 — from $39,037 in 2019 to $10,297 in 2020.

Nadia Raza, the owner of Curry Patta, would still have to come back before the Altamont Planning Board for an amendment to her permit to allow for outdoor entertainment at her restaurant as well as to enlarge the Pakastani eatery into the new addition. 

The last day for Laura Schmitz, principal of Clayton A. Bouton High School for the past six years, will be April 16. 


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